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Contractors Beware: Major Changes in the ROC Complaint Process (2014)

Misclassifying Employees as "Owners": Resist the Temptation (2013)

Drafting an Effective ADR Clause @ 11/5/13 (presentation) (2013)

Much Ado About Sullivan: Construction Defects and the Economic Loss Rule (2013)

ROC Rules: Proposed Changes Affect Contractors (2013)

Prompt Payment Act Does Not Apply to Contracts for Architectural Services, Court Rules (2013)

Baseline Thoughts on Public-Private Partnerships in Arizona (2013)

Court Rescinds Order Barring Document Signing by Lien Service Companies (2012)

Compare and Contrast: The AIA A-401 and the ConsensusDOCS 750 Forms of Subcontract (2012)

Arizona Prompt Payment Law: A Review of Recent Changes (2011)

Some Key Changes in the 2007 AIA Documents (2008)

Construction Defect Litigation (2002)

Amendments to Laws Governing Mechanics' Liens and Stop Orders (2000)

Construction Law

For decades, Arizona developers, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers have counted on Sacks Tierney's expertise in construction law and litigation matters

proven knowledge in a complex field

Our construction lawyers have decades of experience in representing businesses and individuals involved in all facets of the construction industry. Sacks Tierney's construction clients include owners, general contractors, subcontractors, materialmen, architects and engineers. This breadth of representation has allowed us to develop significant areas of expertise and provide comprehensive and creative assistance in resolving complex commercial and residential construction disputes.

commitment to efficiency, value 

The expense and distraction of a prolonged legal dispute can be devastating to you and your business. Sacks Tierney construction lawyers regularly represent companies like yours before state regulatory boards, in state and federal courts, and before arbitration panels, and we are committed to resolving disputes in the most economical and efficient manner possible.

broad scope of services

Our construction practice focuses on both the transactional and dispute resolution needs of our clients, on both private and public projects. We provide a wide array of services, including:

  • contract formation

  • licensing and bonding

  • dispute resolution, during and after completion of the project

  • payment disputes

  • lien and bond claims

  • insurance coverage issues

  • claims arising out of construction delays, whether arbitrated or litigated

  • construction defect defense, whether arbitrated or litigated

  • Registrar of Contractor complaints



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